On Wednesday 15th March 2023, the Spring Budget was delivered by Jeremy Hunt, Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Budget covered a number of measures however, we have covered a couple of key VAT updates specific to the NHS and broader healthcare sector below.
HMRC have announced this week that Making Tax Digital will be delayed for some bodies, importantly including the NHS, until 1 October 2019. It was anticipated, given the complexities of the NHS and the requirement for monthly returns that they might introduce a delay for the requirement. This of course does allow everyone a little more time to ensure they have the appropriate means to submit their returns with the appropriate software, but it’s something we advise our Clients to prepare for as early as possible to avoid any potential problems.